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Giving music to education

A good friend of mine asked a question that made me sit up and listen. Why is there not an ensemble that champions British music here in the UK. 507 more words

Life And The System

About the Exploitation of Desperate Music Teachers

A couple of days ago, I received this job “advertisement” through a tag via my Facebook feed (I left out all information that points to the establishment, although I was very tempted to include it; companies like that actually deserve to be publicly named and shamed): 675 more words

Music Education

Book Launch 2014

The website is live for the book, Lessons from the Music Room: A How-To Guide for the Beginning Music Teacher.

http://www.lessonsfromthemusicroom.com

You may preview the table of contents and two chapters as well as look at the interactive forms that are included in the book. 87 more words

Semi-Motivational Stickers for the Scrupulously Honest Music Teacher

All children – music students included – love to get reward stickers.  While there are hundreds of motivational reward stickers on the market, perhaps you feel that effusive words of praise such as “Great!”, “Super!” and “Excellent!” don’t accurately describe the sometimes half-hearted efforts of your music students. 213 more words

Practicing

Music teachers on the decline in Ont. elementary schools: report

Watch above: Why a new study says Ontario is lagging behind when it comes to music education. Jennifer Palisoc reports. 

TORONTO – An education watchdog is striking some sour notes about the number of Ontario elementary schools with teachers dedicated to helping kids learn music. 421 more words

News

To quit or carry on: Tips to help your child enjoy music lessons after the “honeymoon period” is over

From time to time, parents ask me to share some tips and tricks to engage and encouarge their children to stick with music. In response to these requests, please enjoy the following article, found at the following website: 889 more words

Music Education